Bulimia nervosa and evidence for striatal dopamine dysregulation: a conceptual review.

@article{Broft2011BulimiaNA,
  title={Bulimia nervosa and evidence for striatal dopamine dysregulation: a conceptual review.},
  author={Allegra I Broft and Laura A Berner and Diana Carolina Salamanca Martinez and B. Timothy Walsh},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={104 1},
  pages={122-7}
}
OBJECTIVE This article reviews concepts and evidence, based in particular on the work of Bartley G. Hoebel and colleagues, which suggest that a better understanding of the role of striatal dopamine (DA) in the initiation and/or maintenance of bulimia nervosa (BN) may result in a clearer characterization of mechanisms underlying BN. METHODS Literature review, using PubMed search. RESULTS Several lines of evidence, including the work of Bartley G. Hoebel, implicate the importance of striatal… CONTINUE READING
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